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WCNY features new children’s, how-to programming in the evenings beginning Nov.1

WCNY will provide three additional hours of children’s programming late weekday afternoons and evenings on WCNY channel 24.2 beginning Nov. 1. The lineup ranges from programming for pre-school aged viewers to children in primary grades.

At the same time, WCNY will extend popular how-to programming from its Create channel to primetime. Starting Nov. 1, channel 24.2 will broadcast cooking, crafts and other how-to shows from 8 to 11 p.m.
The additional children’s programming will allow parents and children to watch the latest episodes together at a convenient time.
Program schedule:
5 p.m. “Sesame Street”
6 p.m. “Curious George”
6:30 p.m. “Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That”
7 p.m. “Arthur”
7:30 p.m. “The Electric Company”
Children and parents can extend learning by utilizing PBS’s Ready-to-Learn initiatives, including educational games, video content and activities for parents and children. All of these activities are available for free online in addition to a growing number of mobile apps. Extensive research shows children who use these resources are learning and retaining what they learn.
Each PBS KIDS show has a companion website that can be found at www.pbskids.org. To learn more about WCNY’s children’s programming, visit www.wcny.org.
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